RICHMOND, Va., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- National law firm Kutak Rock LLP is pleased to announce that Curtis G. Manchester, a past Richmond office managing partner of Reed Smith LLP, has joined the firm's commercial litigation practice. He will reside in the firm's Richmond office.
Mr. Manchester brings to Kutak Rock more than 25 years of varied experience in defense of consumer claims against financial service providers, energy company development and disputes, insurance recovery, distribution counseling, construction and government contracting. He joins Kutak Rock's litigation group, which includes more than 180 attorneys in 14 of the firm's 18 offices. Mr. Manchester's strengths compliment Kutak Rock's reputation as one of the largest U.S. firms offering the full breadth of legal services in 18 local markets, including in sectors that involve financial services, state and federal contract work, distribution and energy.
"We are delighted to have Curt join Kutak Rock's litigation group," said Michael Condyles, managing partner in the firm's Richmond office. "His vibrant personality, key relationships and experience in the energy community help us expand our services in important industry sectors, as well as develop new business coast to coast. He is a tremendous resource in helping us continue the firm's commitment to providing high quality legal services at reasonable rates."
Following graduation in 1991 from T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, Mr. Manchester worked at two Virginia law firms. In 1999 he joined Reed Smith, a result of the firm's combination with Hazel & Thomas, and focused his practice on commercial litigation for providers of financial services, commercial construction, and natural gas. He joined Kutak Rock on July 18 and is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and numerous other federal courts.
SOURCE Kutak Rock LLP